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Preacher casts its Tulip and, em, Arseface

March 23rd, 2015 by Marc Comments

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With things looking bleak for Constantine – yes, we loved it – our attention in now turning to AMC’s Preacher series.

It looks like the series has cast its Tulip with Agents Of SHIELD and Misfits star Ruth Negga confirmed in the role, making her the first confirmed cast member.

Tulip is “a volatile, action-packed, sexified force of nature, a capable, unrepentant criminal with a love of fashion and ability to construct helicopter-downing bazookas out of coffee cans and corn shine who’s not afraid to steal, kill or corn cob-stab her way out of a bad situation.” 

Nipping at her heals, the second confirmed cast member to join Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s comic adaptation series is Arseface AKA Eugene Root who will be played by young actor Ian Colletti, star of Jimmy in 2013.

“Even with his horribly disfigured face and severe speech impediment, Eugene’s still the nicest kid you’ll ever meet… Stomach-churningly difficult to look at, Eugene’s the town’s reviled Frankenstein’s monster but that won’t change his earnest, sweet and pure outlook on life. However, he is troubled by something terrible he’s done in the past — something he fears may have turned God himself against him.” 

Eugene’s character tried to kill himself and was left with a horribly disfigured face, hence is nickname…

Source: Comicbook

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….